Rajshahi Metropolitan Police RMP) has distributed blankets among 500 more poor and destitute people to protect them from cold bites during the current winter season.
RMP hosted the blanket distribution ceremony at Kasiadanga College playground under Kasiadanga Police Station in the metropolis on Thursday.
RMP Commissioner Anisur Rahman accompanied by its Additional Commissioners Faruque Hossain and Samsun Nahar, Deputy Commissioner Bibhuti Bhushan Banerjee and Additional Deputy Commissioner Rafiqul Alam distributed the blankets.
Speaking on the occasion, Anisur Rahman said the RMP always remains beside people in their need side by side with maintaining law and order in the metropolis. Such type of humanitarian assistance will continue in the days to come. He also said the present government under the dynamic and visionary leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has been extending need-based support to mitigate the existing plights of the cold stricken people.
He also urged the richer sections of the society and other volunteer and philanthropic organizations and
corporate bodies to stand beside the cold-hit people in the region with helping hands.
Earlier, the RMP distributed blankets among 800 poor and destitute people at two separate places in the city.